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Re: [linux-lvm] *** ANNOUNCEMENT *** LVM 0.8final driver includedin 2.3.47



> 
> Does anyone know if MD has also been included in 2.3 and if you can create
> LVM's using MD devices?
> 

It's only in with concat and RAID0.

Heinz

> On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Logical Volume Driver 0.8final has been included in Linux 2.3.47.
> > 
> > Thanks to Linus and to hundreds on the Web who helped to achive this!
> > 
> > 
> > Nevertheless some problems compiling 2.3.47 with LVM enabled arised
> > because some parts of the patch got lost during inclusion 8.{(
> > 
> > You'll find the necessary patch to fix this at
> > <ftp://linux.msede.com/lvm/v0.8final/patch-2.3.47-lvm-2>.
> > 
> > The version 0.8final of the user space library and tools can be found at
> > <ftp://linux.msede.com/lvm/v0.8final/lvm_0.8final.tar.gz> as well.
> > 
> > New features are:
> >    - support for multiple snapshot logical volumes per original
> >      logical volume to for eg. enable consistent online backups
> >      or recovery in filesystems and database systems.
> > 
> >    - sizes for eg. with lvcreate can be entered in fractions now
> > 
> >    - all errors now in plain text rather than numeric
> > 
> >    - variable VGDA backup history depth in /etc/lvmconf supported
> >      by environment variable LVM_VG_MAX_BACKUPS (see vgcreate(8) and others)
> > 
> >    - automatic backup can be suppressed by environment variable
> >      LVM_AUTOBACKUP (see vgcreate(8) and others) during bulk creates.
> >      (the possibility to use option "-A n" with all
> >       changing commands still exists)
> > 
> >    - enhanced debug tracing (Option -d of the tools) to show call depth
> > 
> > 
> > Heinz
> > -- 
> > 
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> > Systemmanagement CS-TS                           T-Nova
> >                                                  Entwicklungszentrum Darmstadt
> > Heinz Mauelshagen                                Otto-Roehm-Strasse 71c
> > Senior Systems Engineer                          Postfach 10 05 41
> >                                                  64205 Darmstadt
> > mge EZ-Darmstadt Telekom de                      Germany
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Systemmanagement CS-TS                           T-Nova
                                                 Entwicklungszentrum Darmstadt
Heinz Mauelshagen                                Otto-Roehm-Strasse 71c
Senior Systems Engineer                          Postfach 10 05 41
                                                 64205 Darmstadt
mge EZ-Darmstadt Telekom de                      Germany
                                                 +49 6151 886-425
                                                          FAX-386
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